North Korea unveils new ballistic missile during military parade

Source : 112 Ukraine

Transporter vehicle that carried the missile had at least 22 wheels
13:30, 11 October 2020

New intercontinental ballistic missile

On Saturday, October 10, during the night military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea demonstrated a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). This is reported by Reuters and CNN.

The missile appeared to be one of the largest Pyongyang has ever rolled out and adds to its already threatening stockpile of weapons.

North Korea also displayed the Hwasong-15, the longest-range missile ever tested by this country, and what seemed to be a new submarine-launched ballistic missile.

The parade was held to mark the 75th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea. Kim Jong-un spoke at the event. It was broadcast by North Korean state television. During the event, new weapons were shown on a vehicle with at least 22 wheels.

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ICBM is a strategic guided ballistic missile with a range of over 5,500 km. Such weapons are designed to destroy objects located at great distances and on distant continents.

ICBMs are multistage, equipped with one or more warheads, usually nuclear.

As it was reported earlier, North Korea reported successful testing of a new missile launcher

The DPRK notes that the tests of the "supermassive" missile launcher were carried out on August 24 under the leadership of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Two shells were launched in the Sea of ​​Japan from the Sondek area. The characteristics of the rocket launcher are not disclosed.

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